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Brian Cu was country head for seven years.
Brian Cu is leaving his role as president of Grab Philippines effective August 14, 2020. A statement released by Grab on Wednesday, July 15, said Cu “has decided to move on to focus other business interests as an entrepreneur in the startup ...
 
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The country earned a special citation in one of the world’s most comprehensive research on startups.
Manila’s startup ecosystem got a special citation in this year’s Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) by Startup Genome. The city ranked 36th globally in GSER's inaugural ranking of the world’s top 100 emerging startup ecosystems.“Manila brims with entrepreneurial potential,” writer Sofia Kousa ...
 
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And it looks like the end isn’t quite in sight yet.
A second wave of job cuts at Uber has seen the ride–hailing service lose another 3,000 of its staff because of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement comes less than two weeks after it laid off some 3,700 of its ...
 
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Fresh funds will go to scale up operations and introduce new features.
Philippine-based media and tech firm Kumu Holdings Pte. Ltd. has raised approximately $5 million (around P255 million) during its Series A funding round, the company announced Tuesday, April 14. Kumu is primarily a live streaming platform that allows users to broadcast to their ...
 
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The startup bills itself as users’ online shopping companion.
Malaysia-based startup iPrice Group on Monday announced that it has raised $10 million in a Series B funding round led by ACA Investments Pte Ltd, along with Daiwa PI Partners, and returning investors LINE Ventures, and Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund. The ecommerce aggregation ...
 
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The unicorn startup says it remains committed to its goal of helping more people own beautiful homes.
Local unicorn startup Revolution Precrafted has responded to news reports questioning the status of its ongoing projects. In a statement sent to Esquire Philippines on Saturday, February 29, the company said that while it had initially offered prefabricated homes, pavilions, and related structures designed ...
 
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This survey took a deep dive into the Philippine startup ecosystem.
The ecosystem of startups in the Philippines has been slowly and steadily growing in the last few years, nurturing a number of standout startups, like Coins.ph and Investagrams, to name a few. In 2020, the ecosystem is now home to more than: ...
 
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Back-to-back news stories suggest all is not well with Revolution Precrafted.
When Robbie Antonio founded Revolution Precrafted in 2015, it was an ambitious startup that sought to connect home buyers with some of the world’s most recognizable names in architecture and design to create made-to-order homes for anyone anywhere in the world. Prefabricated ...
 
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With 10 outlets, BLK 513 is one of the country's most recognized homegrown brands for healthy frozen yogurt.
There is a saying that success happens when preparation meets opportunity.Sweethearts Kim Sy and Abi Fernandez had been planning to put up their own business long before they decided to come home from Singapore, where they spent five years as OFWs.Sy, who ...
 
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Six countries will be participating in this homegrown business show.
The Final Pitch is going international with its first-ever overseas edition: The Final Pitch ASEAN. John Aguilar, founder and host of the reality competition TV show featuring startup companies, made the big reveal at the media launch of the Philippine Fintech Festival ...
 
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The former Silicon Valley tech whiz is already working on new ventures for 2020.
While most of us are taking a hiatus from work at this time of year, Winston Damarillo is probably doing quite the opposite. The graduate of De La Salle University, CEO of Talino Venture Labs, and executive chairman of Amihan Global Strategies ...
 
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The founders of Monsieur Waffles want the world to relearn things about the Philippines.
If you could live anywhere in the world (money not being an issue) where would you go? Many of us would probably say anywhere but the Philippines. Funnily enough, not a few foreigners feel the complete opposite. Case in point: Belgians Thomas ...
 
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In 2013, Henry Motte-Muñoz created Edukasyon.ph, the one-stop site for everything students need to know before applying to a school.
When the K to 12 program was implemented in the Philippine education system in 2013, Henry Motte Muñoz set a project in motion—a startup that initially sought to fill a gap in the school-hunting process. His brainchild, Edukasyon.ph, planted its roots as ...
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